News Index / August 2007
GED Classes (Academics)
PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. – Central Arizona College is gearing up for another year of helping students earn their General Educational Development (GED) diploma at several locations throughout western Pinal County this fall semester. GED classes will be divided into two eight-week periods and are currently provided at no cost for Arizona residents. The first session begins on August 20 and the second session will begin on October 11.
PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. – The Central Arizona College Lifelong Learner’s (C.A.L.L.) program has a full slate of activities scheduled this fall as it expands its reach throughout Pinal County. “C.A.L.L. is an enrichment program for adult learners of any age without regard to previous education,” Vera Walters, the program’s coordinator, said. “C.A.L.L. provides its members with a variety of informal, low-cost, high-quality classes, study groups and field trips.”
Student Services (Superstition Mountain)
APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz. – The Old West Highway in Apache Junction will be scurrying with activity as Central Arizona College’s Superstition Mountain Campus braces for the rush of students needing help with starting a new semester. Beginning August 6 and running through December 5, Central’s Student Services at Superstition Mountain will extend its hours to accommodate students needing help with registration, advisement, orientation and class schedules.
PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. – The nation’s largest bookseller has now opened two new locations at a pair of Central Arizona College campuses. After late-June renovation projects at the former bookstore locations on the Superstition Mountain and Signal Peak campuses, Barnes & Noble unlocked its doors for business on July 2 for both the students of the college and residents of Pinal County.
COOLIDGE, AZ – Retrieving directions from an online mapping website to get to Central Arizona College’s Signal Peak Campus from towns like Sacaton, Chandler, Queen Creek and Gilbert generally result in an as-the-crow-flies set of instructions. And crows tend to fly right down bumpy Signal Peak Road, the same dirt trail that is the closest connection between the campus and State Route 87 – the main route from Coolidge to Maricopa County.
Eastern Pinal County GED & ESL Classes (Academics)
WINKELMAN, Ariz. - Registration for Central Arizona College’s English Language Acquisition for Adults (ELAA or ESL) and General Educational Development (GED) classes begins this Wednesday, August 8, at its Aravaipa Campus outside of Winkelman. Students must pre-register at the campus. Due to a new policy, registration will no longer take place at the class site or on the first day of instruction.